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Startup Alley: Fastball Speed Pitches

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Want to get your product or service in front of the taste makers and investors at SXSW Film’s Startup Alley? Designed for bootstrapping startups and geared towards SXSW registrants with short attention spans, Fastball Speed Pitches offers an opportunity to do so. Emceed by Jacob Soboroff, the host and producer of HuffPost Live and AMC News, each company will get one minute with the microphone to give their best elevator pitch.

Sign your company up to participate by contacting Carolyn Harrold at Onsite, day-of signup also available in Startup Alley's Launchpad. Any film, television or digital media startup with a Film, Gold or Platinum badge is eligible.

Participating companies include:

Cinetics (
Cinetics, maker of Cineskates, helps people create captivating video through controlled camera movement with our line of portable and modular cinematic gear.

FLM.TV Indie OnDemand (
FLM.TV is an Indie Film VOD OnDemand site offering self film distribution for Independent Filmmakers, Distributors and Film Festivals. Its free. We provide marketing sales and distribution on Social TV platform.

Flowboard by Treemo Labs) (
Flowboard is the new approach to creating, sharing and presenting interactive presentations on iPad, for mobile phones, tablets and the web.

Hive Lighting (
Hive Lighting manufactures energy-efficient Plasma light fixtures for Film, TV and Digital production. They are brighter, emit better quality light, run cooler, last 30X longer, and are 2X to 8X more energy efficient than current state-of-the-industry fixtures.

IMAGE Meet And Greet Events (
IMAGE Meet And Greet is a service provider of direct to fan autograph experiences delivered through the Internet with video authentication for marketing, profit or charity.

Linklib (
Linklib lets filmmakers and movie fans embed links into videos and send them to phones and tablets. With Linklib you don't have to Google your way through movies anymore.

Musemantik (
MusicFlow is a cloud-based service for filmmakers that delivers instantly customized music that fits the visuals perfectly, while creating a new revenue stream for composers.

ProductionCliq (
ProductionCliq boasts features for everyone on the film set, from the costume designer, to the editor, to the audio technician.. Whether it’s a crew of two or 200, every single crew member can benefit from a subscription.

Scrnland (
Scrnland is the premier platform for independent film and series finance and distribution. We merge a robust crowdfunding service with a distribution system for DRM-Free Digital Downloads of media.

Spire Productions
Spire creates original digital content for musicians' and artists' online publicity campaigns. We take an artist-centric, conversational approach and focus on the artist's creative process. ( is what we call a social counting tool. It allows anyone to quickly and powerfully express and count articulate opinions about anything, using a fun, powerful visual input tool.

Subtitlet (
Subtitlet gives site owners a fun way to verify their users are human while giving filmmakers a way to crowdsource quality subtitle and translation files through our video CAPCHA mechanism.

upLynk (
upLynk streams live and on-demand video for premium content owners across all devices. We're the video streaming technology powering the WATCH Disney, ABC Player, and ABC Family apps.

Video Blocks ( is a subscription-based website that provides members with unlimited downloads of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects templates and much more.

VidioVibe (
If American Idol and YouTube, hooked up, and had a baby, they would name it VidioVibe. Here the best get more than props — they get cash.

Vidsy (
VidsyTV is creating next-generation video management for institutions and individuals, helping them to build their custom social tv site and manage it with cutting-edge tools.

Vungle (
We are a mobile video ad company and we are bringing digital media to mobile ads. We help advertisers with UA and publishers with monetization. We are building on a new trend to reach out to all smart users out there.

WinkIt (
Watch it, Want it, WinkIt: where movie scenes become shopping dreams! Connecting consumers to products from movies & television; see an item in a film and buy it at

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Jacob Soboroff Host HuffPost Live

Host and producer of HuffPost Live, and other stuff.